In many contexts (economic development, education, management, strategy, leadership, culture, health, digital/software development) the current dominant assumptions, norms and and codes of practice are no longer serving us well. The current paradigms are starting to creak. Increasing demand and complexity coupled with lack of investment are causing major problems.
J.G Ballard (Empire of the Sun, Crash and many others) writes in his autobiography, Miracles of Life: Continue reading A Dependent Client Class…
Economic Gardening and Economic Hunting are two very different approaches to developing an economy. We might say that they are rooted in different paradigms. The gardening approach is rooted in an asset based development paradigm. Hunting is rooted in a deficit based paradigm Continue reading Economic Hunting or Gardening…
Conversation starter: Meshell Heelbeck
There are already plenty of ways we can use technology in prevention. You can get falls detectors, bed sensors, epilepsy sensors, and lots more. Data can help us work out when people need help, monitoring how quickly and slowly people are completing tasks to work out if they need any additional support, physio etc. Continue reading How can we use technology in prevention?
Thursday 11th July – Woodend Creative, Scarborough
Conversation starters: Simon Town, Roots of Ygdrassil/ Rachel Benn, Leeds Libraries
These two conversations had a big overlap in subject matter, so the groups joined together. Continue reading How do we better help communities?/How do we motivate people to access digital health services?
Conversation starter: Richard Askew, Askew Brook
Richard builds software for organisations. Despite coming up with simple, affordable solutions for problems within these organisations, he finds that they are often reluctant to take a risk with a smaller company, or on a slightly different way of doing things. Continue reading Appetite for risk
Conversation starter: David Jackson, Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource
David works for an organisation that supports carers, a group that is often overlooked when it comes to conversations about health and care. Continue reading How to better include carers?
Conversation starter: Tim Hunt, Medical Ed Tech specialist, York Teaching Hospital Continue reading Engaging with digital functions within the NHS
Conversation starter: Vanessa Garrity, Yorkshire & the Humber NHS Leadership Academy Continue reading How do we promote the positive aspects of coastal towns?